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Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Tinto Reserva Especial Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Tinto Reserva Especial

Vinification: Harvested in 22 kg boxes. Destemmed and crushed, 12 hours pre-maceration fermentation at 34C to increase enzyme function; pre-selected yeast; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures (22-24C); light remontage (pumping over)
Type: Red Wine
Grape varieties: Vinhas Velhas.
Producer: Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas
Winemaker: Francisco Baptista.
Region: D.O.C. - Douro
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Year: 2015

Colour: Deep red with hints of purple
Aroma: Very intense and powerful yet elegant aromas, dominated by notes of bergamot oil, and balanced out with aromas of wild forest berries (Blueberry and mulberry) with well-integrated high quality oak
Ageing: The wine aged in New French barriques for 12 months
Soil: Schistous
Weather: Hot and dry. High thermal gap
Taste: Elegant and voluptuous, yet fresh and well-balanced with notes of wild forest berries
Final Notes: Long finish
Gastronomy: Ideal with grilled meats or stews, hard cheeses

Alcohol: 14%
Residual Sugar: 0.6 gr/L
pH: 3.74
Acidity: 4.50 gr/L
Temperature: 16-18 ºC

Bottle: Borgonha
Capacity: 750 ml
EAN bottle: 560 4742 001 315
EAN Case: 1 560 4742 001 312
Bottles per case: 6
CASE Net Weight: 4.5 Kg
CASE Gross Weight: 8.7 Kg
Dimensions: 24.5*30*18
CASES per pallet: 96 (8*12)
Pallet Weight: 855 Kg

Awards:

Vintage 2015

  • 92 points/Cellar Selection - Wine Enthusiast, December 2017
  • 16.5+ points -  JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, October 2017
  • 90-92 points Review by Mark Squires, RobertParker.com, August 2017

Vintage 2014

  • Silver Medal - International Wine Challenge 2017
  • 92 points/Cellar Selection - Wine Enthusiast, October 2016
  • 90 points - Review by Mark Squires, eRobertParker.com, June 2016
  • 17 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, June 2016
  • Silver Medal - Vinalies Internationales 2016

Vintage 2012

  • 92 points/Editor's Choice - Wine Enthusiast, October 2015
  • 16.5 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, July15
  • Silver Medal - Vinalies Internationales 2015
  • 87 points - Review by Mark Squires, eRobertParker.com, April 2015

 



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